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examination Idioms & Phrases


bank examination

  • noun an examination of the affairs and records of a bank by a state or federal bank examiner
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bar examination

  • noun an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
    bar exam.
    • applicants may qualify to take the New York bar examination by graduating from an approved law school
    • he passed the bar exam on his third try
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Classical tripos examination

  • the final university examination for classical honors, optional to all who have taken the mathematical honors. C. A. Bristed.
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comprehensive examination

  • noun an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    comprehensive; comp.
    • she took her comps in English literature
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Cross-examination

  • noun (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
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  • that made by the opposite party.
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Direct examination

  • noun (law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
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  • (Law), the first examination of a witness in the orderly course, upon the merits. Abbott.
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entrance examination

  • noun examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
    entrance exam.
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Examination in chief, ∨ Direct examination

  • (Law), that examination which is made of a witness by a party calling him.
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examination paper

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; question sheet; test paper.
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final examination

  • noun an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    final exam; final.
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medical examination

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical; medical exam.
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midterm examination

  • noun an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
    midterm exam; midterm.
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oral examination

  • noun an examination conducted by spoken communication
    viva; viva voce; oral; oral exam.
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Physical examination

  • (Med.), an examination of the bodily condition of a person.
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Post-mortem examination

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; postmortem; autopsy; PM.
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  • (Med.), an examination of the body made after the death of the patient; an autopsy.
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postmortem examination

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; postmortem; autopsy; PM.
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preliminary examination

  • noun an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    preliminary exam; prelim.
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redirect examination

  • noun (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
    reexamination.
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Reëxamination, ∨ Re-direct examination

  • that made by a party calling a witness, after, and upon matters arising out of, the cross-examination.
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self-examination

  • noun the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
    introspection; self-contemplation.
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Self`-ex*am`i*na"tion noun
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  1. An examination into one's own state, conduct, and motives, particularly in regard to religious feelings and duties.
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